The right to petition in Uzbekistan, Russia, Germany, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Australia: Comparative Analysis

19 Jan 2016


The right to petition one’s government for redress of grievances is the right to make a complaint or request of government without fear of punishment or reprisals. This right has been enshrined in law for decades.  The central question addressed by the study is who, how, and by what processes, mechanisms, capacities and organizational infrastructures should the courts and justices system of Republic of Uzbekistan respond to petitions in compliance with the Petitions Law. The overarching answer to this central question is fundamental conclusion and recommendation drawn from the study.


The report is developed within the framework of the “Rule of Law Partnership in Uzbekistan” project, which is a joint project of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and United Nations Development Programme.

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